Kalita Wave

“A consistent and easy-to-use pour-over device that works well with any coffee”

Ryan Ludwig, Educator, NYC

Ryan Ludwig, Educator, NYC

Gather your supplies

We use a 1:17 coffee-to-water ratio; our recipe makes one, 16 oz cup of coffee.

  • 30 grams of fresh-roasted, whole-bean coffee
  • 500 grams of filtered hot water (200 F)
  • Kalita Wave
  • Kalita filters
  • Gram scale
  • Grinder (we recommend burr grinders)
  • Kettle
  • Timer

Grind Size

01

Heat Water

Heat water to 200F. Place filter in the Kalita Wave and rinse with hot water, discarding when finished.

02

Grind Coffee

Weigh 30g of coffee and grind on medium setting, slightly finer than kosher salt.

03

Add Coffee

Place ground coffee in filter, and shake to level grounds.

04

Bloom Grounds

Start a timer and pour 60g of water to wet all the coffee grounds.

05

Begin Brewing

Wait 30 seconds and then pour water in a circular motion to 200g.

06

Pour Water

By 1:00 the water should have drained a centimeter, pour in a circular motion to 300g.

07

Repeat

Repeat this process every 30 seconds, or as the water drains a centimeter, pouring water in a circular pattern until reaching a total weight of 500g.

08

Drain

The coffee should finish draining by 3:30-4:00.

09

Enjoy!

Serve and enjoy! 🤗

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